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A Hospice Reiki or Healing Touch Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of San Diego

  • 143 people are interested
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Volunteer with the nation's largest provider of Hospice Care and join a team of caring individuals. We are looking for volunteers to help improve the quality of life of terminally ill patients by providing the following: Reiki or Healing Touch.

All volunteers must attend a comprehensive orientation to gain the knowledge you will need to work with terminally ill patients. These are currently held online via Zoom and/or via self-study.

In order to comply with the State of California’s COVID requirements, all volunteers must have one of the two items below.

  1. Be fully vaccinated with booster (proof required) with no testing requirements
  2. Apply for a VITAS vaccine exemption (reviewed on a case-by-case basis) with proof of weekly negative tests required

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About VITAS Healthcare of San Diego

Location:

9655 Granite Ridge Dr., Ste. 300, San Diego, CA 92123, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative Hospice program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of those under our care. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical support to hospice patients and their family or offering support services in the office. We are seeking caring and compassionate individuals to volunteer for our patients in their homes or in nursing facilities in your community throughout San Diego County.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Homes and Nursing Facilities in your communityAssignments made within 15 miles of your homeThroughout San Diego County, CA 92123

(32.81025,-117.13235)
 

SKILLS

  • Drawing
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Music Arts
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 weekly visits, generally 1-2 hrs + travel time
  • Upcoming Zoom General Orientation dates and times: April 8 from 9 – 10 am 13 from 5 – 6 pm 25 from 1 – 2 pm May 2 from 7 – 8 am 12 from 7 – 8 am 25 from 2 – 3 pm June 2 from 7 – 8 am 6 from 2 – 3 pm 28 from 12 – 1 pm

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